I keep asking people who I run into at PAX East to tell me which games I should check out. Thank you, to whoever told me to try Warp. I think it was Eka, hype man extraordinaire for Monday Night Combat. I'm glad I went. Warp lets you be an alien who can warp through doors, into exploding barrels or into scientists and guards — to make them explode too. No release date, slated for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC. Trapdoor's the developer; EA is publishing. I want to play more.
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